HPE Edgeline Infrastructure Manager Authentication Bypass

critical Nessus Plugin ID 146806
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A web application running on the remote host is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability.


The HPE Edgeline Infrastructure Manager running on the remote host Manager is affected by an authentication bypass vulnerability due to improper access control to private URLs. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a specially crafted HTTP message, to reset the Administrator and root passwords. The attacker can then SSH to remote host as root.


Upgrade to HPE Edgeline Infrastructure Manager version 1.21 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 146806

File Name: hpe_eim_cve-2020-7199.nbin

Version: 1.9

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2/24/2021

Updated: 10/19/2021

Dependencies: hpe_eim_detect.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-7199


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:hp:edgeline_infrastructure_manager

Required KB Items: installed_sw/HPE Edgeline Infrastructure Manager

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/30/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/30/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-7199

EDB-ID: 49361